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Southern resident killer whales spotted after prolonged absence

More than 50 southern resident killer whales, including whales from all three local pods, were spotted Tuesday in Haro Strait. The sighting marked the end of an…

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Ottawa proposes new rules to crack down on harmful online content

The Liberal government has laid out a blueprint for cracking down on harmful material posted online to platforms such as Facebook and YouTube. Under the proposed rules,…

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‘Gender never came into my mind,’ says woman who brought N.W.T. Legislature to Canada’s 1st female majority

Jane Weyallon Armstrong was excited and slightly nervous on byelection day in her community of Behchokǫ̀, N.W.T., but she gave little thought to the history…

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Winnipeg Catholic priest accuses residential school survivors of lying about abuse for money

WARNING: This story contains details some readers may find distressing. A Catholic priest has been banned by a Winnipeg archdiocese from speaking publicly after accusing…

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Extreme drought in southern B.C. taking devastating toll on life in water and on land

What was once a steady stream of cool, clear water had become a patch of shallow, muddy puddles. Inside these remaining pools not far from…

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Calgary Stampede COVID cases grow to 84, as doctors say repercussions still unknown

Thirteen more cases of COVID-19 have been linked to the Calgary Stampede and doctors say the full repercussions of the event likely won’t be known for…

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Nova Scotia leaders tackle health care, housing at CBC debate

Leaders from Nova Scotia’s Liberal, New Democratic and Progressive Conservative parties faced off during a 90-minute debate to discuss important issues affecting Nova Scotians on Wednesday evening….

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Animated children’s series Arthur to end in 2022

After almost 25 years in production, beloved animated series Arthur will debut its final season in winter 2022. In an email statement to CBC News,…

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Yukon woman facing long rehab after coma urges everyone to get COVID-19 vaccine

A Yukon woman who spent weeks fighting for her life against COVID-19 is encouraging others to do what she did not: get vaccinated. Lisa Anderson, 40, spent weeks…

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B.C. municipalities prepare for another week of high temperatures a month after deadly heat dome

Some B.C. municipalities are changing their heat-wave management plans, including potentially keeping cooling centres open overnight, as unseasonably high temperatures hit Metro Vancouver once again…

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